Somalia president back home after a 4-day visit to Uganda
Uganda is the first country sent troops to Somalia in 2007 and has the largest number of soldiers in AU mission battling Al-Shabaab.
The ruling leader Muse Bihi Abdi, who is a former Somali airforce officer is accused of plotting term extension as his mandate expires next November.
Apart from his Foreign minister, President Muhamud's delegation also includes the ministers of Defence, Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur, and Commerce, Jibril Abdirasid Hagi Abdi.
It's the third operation by AFRICOM in Somalia since Biden authorized the re-deployment of American forces to the country in May 2020.
Ilhan Omar is a Somali-American politician serving as the U.S. representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district since 2019. She is a member of the Democratic.
Local residents confirmed that at least 5 people died and nine others were injured, while the injured were taken to Afgoye District in the Lower Shabelle Region.
Uganda was the first African country to dispatch troops to Somalia in early 2007 to take part UN-mandated AU mission to support the government in the fight against Al-Shabaab.
The security forces of Jubaland state are reported to have shot and killed the soldier who murdered the army colonel in the city.
The relations between Somalia and Ethiopia have been good during Farmajo's presidency after Addis Ababa developed a closer cooperation with Mogadishu.
More than 22 million people are registered to vote in this election in which economic issues could be of greater importance than the ethnic tensions that have marked past votes with sometimes deadly results.
Ethiopia sent thousands of troops into Somalia in 2006 to help crush the Islamic Court Union, an Islamist group that controlled Mogadishu and most of the south.
Uganda has the largest number of troops in AU mission battling Al-Shabaab in Somalia since 2007 and is a key partner in the security.